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Political Science Resources

Recommended Resources

In addition to the research resources listed below, Mount Union offers a number of recommended resources that will have additional information in your field of study.

Political Science Research Databases

Annual Reviews
Full text from 1996 to the present is available (tables of contents only from 1984 to 1995).

Caribbean Search

Central and Eastern European Academic Source

Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments

Columbia International Affairs Online provides access to journals, working papers, economic indicators, policy briefs, books, maps and country data.

Congressional Research Service Reports (University of North Texas)
CRS is the public policy research arm of Congress. These reports provide history, policy, and law pertaining to topics of public and political interest.

Constitute! The World’s Constitutions to Read, Search, and Compare

Country Watch
This resource provides full text information on the people, history, economy, and environment of countries of the world. News articles, key data, and complete country reviews are available for downloading.

Environment Complete
Index, abstracts, and full text of articles on environmental studies are available.

Homeland Security Digital Library

ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research

International Political Science Abstracts

International Security and Counter Terrorism Reference Center

Legal Collection

Legislative Sourcebook
This resource is provided by the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, DC.

Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Full text of major debate and research topics are available.

Peace Research Abstracts

Political Science Complete

Points of View Reference Center

Public Affairs Index

Quick Links and Sources to U.S. Court Opinions
This resource is provided by the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, DC.

The Roper Center
Data from surveys of public opinion are available. Data range from the 1930s to the present. Most of the data are from the United States, but over 50 nations are represented.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
This resource provides information from over 600 sources, which presents system characteristics, public opinion, offenses known, arrests, judicial processing, and corrections.

Science Reference Center

Thomas Reuters Westlaw Campus Research

Thomas Reuters Westlaw Patron Access - Ohio Jurisprudence 3d

Access to Ohio Jurisprudence is available by navigating to the tab for "State Materials," then clicking on "Ohio," then look for "Secondary Sources," where you will find Ohio Jurisprudence 3d. 

United States Courts, from the Federal Judiciary